Associations to the word «Ken»


KEN, noun. Knowledge or perception.
KEN, noun. (nautical) Range of sight.
KEN, verb. (transitive) (mostly Scotland) To know, perceive or understand.
KEN, verb. (obsolete) (mostly Scotland) To discover by sight; to catch sight of; to descry.
KEN, noun. (slang) (UK) (obsolete) A house, especially a den of thieves.
KEN, proper noun. A diminutive of the male given name Kenneth.
KEN, symbol. The ISO 3166-1 three-letter (alpha-3) code for Kenya.

Dictionary definition

KEN, noun. Range of what one can know or understand; "beyond my ken".
KEN, noun. The range of vision; "out of sight of land".

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.